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Stanislaus County Recognizing Immunization Awareness Month

Stanislaus County Recognizing Immunization Awareness Month

Stanislaus County Recognizing Immunization Awareness Month


During pregnancy, people are often thinking about baby names, nursery colors, and prenatal vitamins, but they should also be thinking about vaccines. Vaccines during pregnancy not only protect against diseases, but can also begin to pass some protection to the baby. This protection for the baby will last the first few months of life, until he or she is old enough to get vaccinated themselves and develop their own protection. Doctors and midwives routinely recommend two vaccines during pregnancy, the pertussis or “whooping cough” vaccine (Tdap) and the flu shot.


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